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Old 02-10-2014, 09:23 PM   #231
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BC, when I visited you a couple of years ago you told me where you got your window shades and I'm sorry to say that I've forgotten. Would you refresh my memory please as these are what I'd like to use on my skoolie. Thanks, Jack
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Old 02-11-2014, 05:45 AM   #232
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Jack, they are UV resistant screens I got at Home Depot
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Old 02-11-2014, 09:43 PM   #233
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looks factory build.
well done
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Old 02-23-2014, 08:48 PM   #234
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Making some progress on the bus today. The basic frame for the new wet bar in the Crown begins to take shape. Can't see it in these pics, but I also drilled holes in the floor for the plumbing for the sink. On the left end, there will also be an extension of the length, but only half as high. It will funciton as a smaller cabinet space and a place to put the coffee maker so that is does not block the view of the TV. Carpet in that area will come up and be replaced with better insulation.

Lot's more framing to be done and getting the electrical boxes put in and wired using the old wires that are hanging on the TV wall.

The inverter will be built into the area as well.

Also got a good deal on a bar sink and faucet combination package at Home Depot for $90

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Old 02-24-2014, 10:18 AM   #235
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What size/type inverter are you using BC?
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Old 03-02-2014, 04:36 PM   #236
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What size/type inverter are you using BC?
It's a ProWatt 2000
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Old 03-02-2014, 04:42 PM   #237
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Got some more construction work done on the wet bar project. I was able to get a countertop piece cut for the sink and a built-in ice bucket. I also ran the electrical for two GFI sockets and got the plumbing almost done. I had to offset the plumbing through the floor becasue below this area is a bulkhead seperating the engine compartment from what was the spare tire compartment and I didn't want to cut through the bulkhead. Here are a few pics of the recent work.



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Old 03-02-2014, 05:29 PM   #238
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Looking good BC. Is the piece of clear plastic hose a drain for the ice bucket?
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Looking good BC. Is the piece of clear plastic hose a drain for the ice bucket?
Yes, that is what it is for. The tube will go through the floorboard to the outside. The bucket will also have an insulated lid that will fit nearly flush with the counter when it is completed
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Old 03-09-2014, 08:19 PM   #240
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This weekend I was able to finish building the shelf and supports for my reconstruction project. I also built a protective covering for the inverter which is open at the front and back for ventilation, but the front will have a small door to prevent kicking the inverter with the feet

About 3/4 of the way done with this now, most of what is left is finishing work





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